Chandigarh: 57.2mm rain makes Saturday wettest January day since 2017


The town acquired 57.2mm rain all through Saturday, making it the wettest January day since 2017, in response to the India Meteorological Division (IMD).

Whereas 27mm rain was logged until 8.30am, one other spell of 30.2mm showers was recorded until 11.30pm.

This was the best rain in a 24-hour interval in January since 2017 when 59.2mm rain was recorded on January 7, in response to IMD data.

Simply two days in the past, town had seen 30.9mm rain on Thursday, the second-highest rain spell since 2017. Compared, simply 5.5mm rain was recorded in the complete January final yr.

Extra rain possible at the moment, tomorrow

In the meantime, the climate division has forecast extra rain on Sunday and Monday.

“A western disturbance (WD) was energetic within the metropolis on Friday and was additional being fed moisture via the Arabian Sea. It can stay energetic on Sunday and partly on Monday, however the depth of rain is more likely to come down. Thereafter, drop within the night time temperature and fog may be anticipated.”

Because the solar confirmed up briefly within the day, the utmost temperature went up from 18.5°C on Friday to 21°C on Saturday. As a consequence of in a single day showers, the minimal temperature additionally rose from 11.3°C to 13°C.

Within the subsequent three days, the utmost temperature will stay between 17°C and 19°C, and the minimal temperature between 9°C and 12°C.

Three flights cancelled

As a consequence of poor climate on the vacation spot cities, three flights had been cancelled on the Chandigarh Worldwide Airport on Saturday. These included a Go First flight to Srinagar, and two Air India flights to Kullu and Dharamshala.


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